Assistant Project Controls Specialist - Construction (Detroit)
Burns & McDonnell
 Detroit, MI

The Assistant Project Controls Specialist will support all aspects of project controls and reporting, including, project change management, cost control, progress measurement, schedule development and schedule control.

  • Assist with developing, implementing and maintaining a cost management reporting data warehouse to produce valuable program controls reports and data.
  • Perform project planning and scheduling tasks.
  • Coordinate project schedules and assist with the development of scheduling reports.
  • Coordinate project set-up in Oracle Financial MIS/PPS Accounting Module or Oracle Primavera Contracts Manager Program.
  • Review data; maintain logs; and run reports in Oracle Primavera Contracts Manager software and/or the Oracle Financials MIS/PPS Accounting software.
  • Validate Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for tracking detailed breakdown of purchase orders or subcontracts.
  • Perform budget tracking against Purchase Orders or Subcontracts.
  • Assist with the set up of a Change Management System.
  • Assist with upstream (prime contract) / downstream (PO & subcontract) change orders.
  • Document changes to cost reports or forecasts.
  • Assist with the development of a cash flow.
  • Assist with the development of Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 schedules.
  • Complete schedules and diagrams in Microsoft Visio.
  • Validate the set up Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in Oracle Primavera 6 or Microsoft Project scheduling software.
  • Apply logic ties within the schedule.
  • Document schedule progress.
  • Perform resource loading of a schedule.
  • Develop a earned value tracking document.
  • Retrieve, review and distribute pre-programmed scheduling reports from P6 along with back-up documentation.
  • Integrate data from one program to another.
  • Assist quality checks and inspections on project controls deliverables.

All other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Experience with Oracle Primavera P6.
  • Ability to work independently, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • May be required to obtain an OSHA 10 hour safety certification.
  • Willingness to accept long term field assignments.